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James Clinton Church

June 29, 1936 ~ November 6, 2018 (age 82)

Mr. James Clinton Church went to his heavenly home to see his Lord and his wife for their anniversary which would have been on November 8th. Born in Iredell County on June 29, 1936, he was a son of the late Harold Young Church and Daisy Hicks Church. He was a charter member of Mt. Sinai Evangelical Methodist Church and part owner of Church Brothers Grading. He loved his family first and foremost and loved collecting old tractors and going to tractor shows.

Survivors include his sons, Joe Church and Jeff Church (Amanda) and a daughter, Janie Speagle (Paul) along with brothers, Sam and Marvin Church. Also surviving are 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Services celebrating Mr. Church’s life will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Friday, November 9, 2018 at Mt. Sinai Evangelical Methodist Church with Rev. David Walters and Rev. John Philips officiating. He will lie in state at the church for thirty minutes prior to the service and burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet friends Thursday evening at Nicholson Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to For those who prefer, memorials may be given to Mt. Sinai Evangelical Methodist Church, 306 Mt. Sinai Rd., Statesville, N.C. 28625 or to the Gordon Hospice House, C/O Hospice & Palliative Care Of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, N.C. 28625. Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Mt. Sinai Evangelical Methodist Church
306 Fairmount Rd., Statesville NC 28625

Gordon Hospice House
2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28625

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